Cannabis-laced beer and dog treats excite big firms

Image copyright Reuters Big companies are scrambling to grab a share of the $150bn (£119bn) global cannabis market, eyeing products as diverse as beer and dog treats. That’s according to a report by Standard & Poor’s which predicts further expansion as legal cannabis becomes acceptable. The report by the ratings agency says growth may be […]

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The ‘chaos’ that nearly derailed Hornby

Image copyright Getty Images The chief executive of Hornby has said the company was in “chaos” when he took over almost two years ago. Lyndon Davies, who was appointed in October 2017, said that the senior management had to be removed as they did not understand the business. Hornby is best known for its model […]

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Heathrow reveals expansion ‘masterplan’

Image copyright Grimshaw ArchitectsImage caption The architects’ visualisation of Heathrow’s plan shows the M25 running under the new runway Heathrow Airport will construct a third runway by 2026 and complete its expansion by 2050, according to its “masterplan” published on Tuesday. The plan includes diverting rivers, moving roads and rerouting the M25 through a tunnel […]

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Facebook reveals digital currency details

Image copyright FacebookImage caption Using the Calibra payments system will be as easy as texting, Facebook says Social media giant Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new digital currency, called Libra, next year. It said people would be able to make payments with the currency via its own apps, as well as on messaging […]

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